A student sample:
A student sample:
Here is a fine example of the first half of Essay 5:
I’ve updated the details for Essay 5. Please go to “Assignments” and print our this revised set of directions–the due dates are all changed.
Also, please remember to bring in Essay 4 on December 3rd: final draft, revision worksheet, and old (graded) draft.
“Procrastination is the thief of time, collar him.”
Copperfield, David. Charles Dickens. United Kingdom: Bradbury & Evans, 1850. Print.
Nathasha Morales’ favorite sentence
“I feel like shouting at myself through the years.”
Roiphe, Katie “A Coney Island of the Mind” The Place Where We Dwell
Dubuque, IA: Kendall Hunt, 2012. 14. Print.
“Truth is, everybody is going to hurt you; you just gotta find the ones worth suffering for.”
White, Timothy, ed. Bob Marley: Catch a fire. Henry Holt pub. 2007. print
“We accept the love we think we deserve “
chbosky,Stephen .The Perks Of being a wallflower. New York City:Mtv books/pocket books.1999.print.
“For the fear of death is indeed the pretence of wisdom, and not real wisdom, being a pretence of knowing the unknown; and no one knows whether death, which men in their fear apprehend to be the greatest evil, may not be the greatest good.”
Plato. “The Apology of Socrates” The Norton Anthology of World Literature. Eds. Peter J. Simon. W.W.Norton & Company, Inc. 2002. 790. Print.
The magic lives inside of us; we created magic; therefore, to make a better world we have to believe in ourselves and make good use of the characteristic that we are gifted since the date we are born.
“We do not need magic to change the world; we carry all the power we need inside ourselves already; we have the power to imagine better. ”
Rowling, J.K. “2008 Harvard University Commencement Address” A Speaker’s Guidebook: Text and Reference. 5th ed. Edi. O’Hair Dan, Stewart rob, and Rubenstein Hannah. New York: St. Martin’s, 2011. 495-500. Print.
“The city is like poetry; it compresses all life, all races and breeds, into a small island and adds music and the accompaniment of internal engines.”
White, E. B “Here is New York”. The Place Where We Dwell; Reading and Writing about New York City. Eds. Juanita But, Mark Noonan, and Sean Scanlan. Dubuque, IA: Kendall Hunt, 2012. 39. Print.